This work is the translation into sound the last day of a dairy herd faced with culling. This is a response to government policy relating to the Foot and Mouth crisis in 2001. The premiere took place in a cattle shed in Hippolytushoef on july the 22nd.
Cow-position - Geert Schoonbeek Producer - Sacha de Herder Musicians - the cows and milking shed of the Ruijter brothers.
"...The metallic sound of the cattle shed swells and becomes excitable. We hear the super melancholic lowing of the cows. You experience the sadness of the animals as they stand in deaths waiting room..." [ Bert de Jong, Noord Hollands Dagblad 23-7-2001 ]